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Current Status:
Course Type: Master Level: 1
Available Financing:
Tuition: £9,500.00 Duration y/mm: 0/12
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Application Deadline: Admissions:
Start Date: 15/09/2016 End Date:


This course allows you to plan your own taught programme to match your interests and experience by selecting modules from a diverse range of option modules from a diverse range offered by the biosciences masters course in the in the Faculty of Science and Technology, with the advice of the Course Leader. For example, you could combine modules on microbiology and molecular biology or those on haematology and clinical chemistry.

Alternatively, you can combine basic science with study of the communication or commercialisation of science.
We also offer the opportunity to consider the increasing role of automation in diagnostic laboratories. Those studying part time are free to develop their module choices as they progress.

Whatever the combination, you will be able to expand your understanding of human diseases, their investigation and therapy, and develop your competence in the design and execution of a laboratory-based project.


The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. For more details on course structure and modules, and how you will be taught and assessed, see the full course document on the Master web site.

Core modules

  • Postgraduate Project
  • Postgraduate Research Methods

Option modules

  • Advanced Cancer Biology
  • Advances in Cellular Pathology
  • Automation in Biomedical Sciences
  • Cell Signalling and Genetics
  • Cellular Haematology
  • Clinical Aspects of Microbial Physiology and Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Communicating Science
  • Concepts and Principles of Human Nutrition
  • Diagnostic Cellular Pathology
  • Diagnostic Clinical Biochemistry
  • Extended Postgraduate Project
  • Immunohaematology and Haemostasis
  • Immunopathology
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infectious Diseases and Public Health
  • Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics
  • Molecular Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Science and Diagnostics
  • Principles of Molecular Medicine
  • Principles of Pharmacology and Drug Discovery
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Science Technology and Commercialisation
  • Systems Biology



You must have at least a BSc Honours in biomedical sciences or in a closely related subject, a professional qualification of equivalent status and associated work experience, or an equivalent qualification deemed suitable by the course team. If you are applying for part-time study, you will normally be working in a relevant area and will require written support from your employer including confirmation that facilities will be available in your workplace for you to carry out your research project.

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with 6.0 in each element. During the induction stage of the course, if you do not have English as your first language, you will need to complete Academic English screening and any resulting recommended Academic English support activity.

Career Prospects

You will develop a range of transferable skills that will enhance your employment prospects and your research opportunities in the UK or overseas.
This course has a diverse intake pf both full and part-time home/EU students range from recent graduates top those working in diagnostic laboratories who wish to gain additional qualification while our international students often have experience in biomedical science laboratories and following completion of their studies will return to their home countries pursue promotion or research opportunities.


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